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What can I take to stop gout pain in the ankles?

What can I take to stop gout pain in the ankles?

Allopurinol: Gout is a problem with purine (protein) metabolism that results in excess uric acid in the blood stream. This ends up inflaming joints. A low purine diet and good hydration help. Anti-inflammatories and Colchicine (colcrys) help acute attacks. For long term control, your doctor will usually put you on allopurinol. ...Read more

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I have a gout attack and am also taking xarelto (20mg a day). Can I take advil (ibuprofen) for gout pain and inflammation?

I have a gout attack and am also taking xarelto (20mg a day). Can I take advil (ibuprofen) for gout pain and inflammation?

Yes you can: Most important don't get dehydrated , always drink plenty of fluids will avert an attack ...Read more

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Gout pain attack?

Gout pain attack?

Can take : Colchicine when attacks are acute, antiinflammatories, warm water soaks and at times injection into the region. ...Read more

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How can I stop the gout pain?

How can I stop the gout pain?

Take antiinflammator: Like alleve if no contraindication....If in foot follow up with podiatrist. ...Read more

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What are ways to relieve gout pain?

Gout relief: Motrin, cherry juice (investigate specifics), prescription medications, food avoidance and potentially many other natural remedies. If you are having prolonged pain you should seek professional medical help. ...Read more

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Please tell me what is good for gout pain?

See details: Nsaids, a short course of Prednisone or a cortisone injection of the involved join. The best treatment is taking taking a med to normalize your uric acid level and prevent future attacks. See a rheumatologist. ...Read more

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What should I do at home to alleviate gout pain?

Antiinflammatory: If you have cherries they are good. Warm water soaks. ...Read more

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Where can I find relief for gout pain, lowering uric levels?

Doctors office: They may put you on antiinflammatories for the acute phase, sometimes an oral steroid, sometimes an injection. Once the acute phase is over then a medicaiton to control your uric acid levels would be appropriate. ...Read more

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How to relieve gout pain in the feet? Gout

Ouch, the Gouch.: Once it has been established that the pain is due to gout, you will need a physician to guide you through the treatment regimen. Anti-inflammatory as well as gout treating medications can be prescribed to help with the pain and inflammation. A low purine diet may also be necessary to further control the flare ups. Just simply taking medication may not be sufficient to keep gout under control. ...Read more

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How do I ease gout pain in my foot?

NSAIDS: Steroid injection, nsaids, colchicine, alluprinol, and the new PO med uloric. However you should see your foot and ankle specialist for appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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How do I ease up gout pain on both of my knees?

How do I ease up gout pain on both of my knees?

It depends: The acute gout pain can be treated with an NSAID such as Indomethacin or Naproxen if you kidney and heart function are normal. Colcrys (colchicine) can also be effective. Sometimes your doctor can drain and inject a steroid medication into your knees. Consider seeing your doctor. ...Read more

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Other than taking nsaids, what is the quickest way to relieve gout pain?

See a doctor: Need to have an evaluation. There is a lot of good medications out that can lower your uric acid levels. Sometimes, diet isn't enough. you could be an "under remover" . The more attacks you have the more damaged the joints can get. See your primary care physician. ...Read more

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